LAHORE: Pakistan blind cricket team defeated Bangladesh in the inaugural game of blind cricket world cup by nine wickets at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on Monday.
Bangladesh batted first and set up a target of 208 runs for Pakistan that the home chased down in just the 17th over of the game at a loss of only one wicket.
Pakistan’s Badar Munir played a magnificent inning of unbeaten 145 runs, whereas Amir Ashfaq got out after scoring 46 runs.
On the other hand, Arif Ullah remained the highest scorer for Bangladesh with 57 runs to his name. Moreover, Tanzeel Rehman made 32 runs, whereas Rizvi Hussain struck 15 runs in the match.
Pakistan’s Badar Munir remained the pick of the bowler for the Men in Green with three wickets for 36 runs in seven overs. Sajid Nawaz and Matiullah took one wicket apiece.
Pakistan will now take on the arch-rivals India on January 12 at Ajmal, UAE.